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The Brain Tumor Board: Lessons to Be Learned from an Interdisciplinary Conference
Background: The aim of this study is to analyze the work of the interdisciplinary Brain Tumor Board (BTB) which was established at Freiburg University Hospital in 1998. Patients and Methods: From… Expand
Atypical Teratoid/rhabdoid Tumors in Adult Patients: Case Report and Review of the Literature
- J. Lutterbach, J. Liegibel, D. Koch, A. Madlinger, H. Frommhold, A. Pagenstecher
- Journal of Neuro-Oncology
- 1 March 2001
Atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumors (AT/RT) of the central nervous system are rare and extremely aggressive malignancies of early childhood. We report a case of AT/RT in an adult patient.A 30-year-old… Expand
Is older age associated with a worse prognosis due to different patterns of care?
The objective of this study was to find out whether the worse prognosis of older patients with primary or metastatic brain tumors can be explained by different patterns of care compared with younger… Expand
MULTIPLE INTRACRANIAL METASTASES FROM A PROLACTIN SECRETING PITUITARY TUMOUR
A 28 year old man presented with partial hypopituitarism and signs of a pituitary tumour. A chromophobe adenoma was partially removed by right frontal craniotomy. Seven years later complete… Expand
Religious Belief as a Coping Strategy
Purpose:To explore the role of religious belief in coping with disease symptoms and treatment-related side effects in patients with head-and-neck cancer under radiotherapy.Patients and… Expand
Multimodality treatment including early high-dose chemotherapy with peripheral blood stem cell transplantation in limited-disease small cell lung cancer.
Combined-modality treatment for limited-disease small cell lung cancer using conventional chemotherapy and chest irradiation achieves high response rates, but most patients relapse over a period of… Expand
[Changes in liver haemodynamics after mesenterico-caval dacron prosthesis anastomosis ("H-shunt") in portal hypertension (author's transl)].
- M. Thelen, D. Schulz, H. Schild, H. Biersack, H. Frommhold
- RoFo : Fortschritte auf dem Gebiete der…
- 1 April 1978
In fourteen patients with portal hypertension and bleeding from oesophageal varices, mesentericocaval anastomoses using a dacron-velour prosthesis ("H-shunt") were carried out. Evaluation of the… Expand
[Diagnostic value of sonography of the bile ducts (author's transl)].
In obstructive biliary disease sonography proves to have a high diagnostic informative value. Dilatation of intra-and extrahepatic bile ducts is documented sonographically. In the majority of cases,… Expand
The role of surgery in the combined management of small cell bronchial carcinoma.
- G. Salzer, L. Mueller, H. Frommhold, H. Huber, M. Lechleitner
- The Thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon
- 1 October 1986
Even after the introduction of modern chemotherapeutic regimens and radiotherapeutic approaches in the treatment of small cell bronchial carcinoma (SCLC), the results are still disillusioning.… Expand
Dose-intense therapy with etoposide, ifosfamide, cisplatin, and epirubicin (VIP-E) in 100 consecutive patients with limited- and extensive-disease small-cell lung cancer.
- S. Fetscher, W. Brugger, +6 authors R. Mertelsmann
- Annals of oncology : official journal of the…
BACKGROUND We conducted a phase I/II trial to assess the feasibility and activity of VIP-E chemotherapy in small-cell lung cancer. End-points were treatment-related morbidity and mortality, response… Expand